Ideas Festival:Abby Sher, Receiving the Maplewood Literary Award
Abby Sher is an award-winning writer and performer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Self, Jane, Elle, and more. Her latest book, Sanctuary, was co-written with Paola Mendoza.
Sher is the author of Miss You Love You Hate You Bye, All the Ways the World Can End, Breaking Free: True Stories of Girls Who Escaped Modern Slavery, Amen, Amen, Amen: Memoir of a Girl Who Couldn’t Stop Praying, and Kissing Snowflakes.
One of her essays was optioned by Amazon for the “Modern Love” television series. Abby has written and performed for The Second City, Upright Citizen’s Brigade, HBO and NPR. She is currently a co-producer of the Chucklepatch Comedy Show and she lives in Maplewood, NJ with her awesome family. www.abby-sher.com
September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm